Giving Feature Stories

Giving Feature Stories

A Treasured Legacy
For Terry Heilman Sylvester and her daughters Natalie, Whitney, Hilary, and Carly (pictured L to R), continuing the legacy of Dr. E. Bruce Heilman means making it a priority to pay their blessings forward.
March 25, 2021
Paying It Forward
When Kimberly Ford Moon transferred to the University of Richmond, she had never really traveled outside of her home state of New York. “I was like a fish out of water,” she recalls.
February 19, 2021
Rediscovering Richmond

Katherine Timberlake's exploratory walk around the Gambles Mill Eco-Corridor led to a rekindled relationship with the University, a new scholarship, and a philanthropic commitment that will support generations of students.

November 10, 2020
A Family Tradition
Five Spiders. Five Stories. One Richmond.
July 15, 2019
Inaugural Jepson Scholar
Inaugural Jepson Scholar Sabrina Escobar Miranda, ’19, will pursue a master’s degree at the University of Oxford.
November 13, 2017
Annie Barrett, '18
After struggling with an outdated paper guide to Copenhagen, Annie Barrett, '18, developed a better way for students to get the most out of their study abroad experience.
October 27, 2017
Sam Schwartzkopf, '19
Sam Schwartzkopf, '19, signed up for her first political campaign in 2012. Now she's getting an inside look at life after the election as an intern with the Richmond mayor's office.
October 18, 2017
Tomi Jegede, '18
Tomi Jegede interned with a non-profit in Tanzania and performed throughout the UK.
October 13, 2017
Cassie Gilboy, '19
Volunteering led Cassie Gilboy, '19, to a newfound friendship, a leadership role in a student organization, and a career-affirming summer internship
October 10, 2017
Eloise Dimase-Nordling, '18

At the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., Eloise Dimase-Nordling, ‘18, helped coordinate events for domestic and foreign programs

October 10, 2017
Carreen de Cardenas, '18
Carreen de Cardenas interned at the New Zealand Green Building Council.
October 3, 2017
Jeremy Etelson, '18

Jeremy Etelson interned and conducted research at the Embassy of Israel

September 20, 2017
Devin Chen, '20
Sophomore's work on second price auctions earned him first prize at Tsinghua University's environmental summer school program.